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More buy in to economics training in schools
2006-11-23

Departments of Education from five more provinces in South Africa bought in to the outreach programme of the National Council on Economic Education (NCEE) in the United States of America’s (USA) effort to improve the quality of the training in Economics of teachers and lecturers across the world. The University of the Free State's (UFS)  Department of Agricultural Economics is the initiator of this co-operative agreement with the NCEE.

 
Attending a workshop in Bloemfontein where heads of the various departments of education were present and received information on this project, were, from the left: Dr Radhika Bridgemohan (Department of Education: KwaZulu-Natal), Dr Patricia Elder (NCEE Vice-President in Washington DC), Dr Thula Mbatha (Chief Director in the Department of Education in KwaZulu-Natal), Dr Frank Peters (Director: Curriculums in the Department of Education in the Eastern Cape); back: Prof Klopper Oosthuizen (Department Agricultural Economics at the UFS and initiator and co-ordinator of the project).<

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